Get your accommodation, food, social activities and more for much less than the price of a hotel.

Bournemouth is a popular place for tourists and visitors, especially during the busy summer months, with many hotels charging around £100 per night for accommodation, which doesn’t include food or other expenses.

Our residential programme offers excellent value for money to make sure you have everything taken care of to support your time whilst you are here studying your summer course with us.

You can choose to book our Summer Residential Programme alongside your 2 or 3-week summer course which includes University accommodation, breakfast and lunch plus our lively social programme of activities to make the most of your time in the evenings and weekends.

Our Summer Residential programme includes:

  • Single room en-suite accommodation in University Halls of Residence
  • Orientation to the local area
  • Breakfast and lunch on campus
  • Daily private shuttle bus transfers to campus
  • Programme of social activities in evenings
  • Weekend day trips to places of interest


If you book our residential programme you will live in our newly built, modern student accommodation in Bournemouth town centre. All rooms within the accommodation are single occupancy with private en-suite bathroom and are arranged in cluster flats of 6 or 8 rooms with a shared kitchen and lounge.

Our accommodation is situated just 10 minutes from our campus, with a private AUB bus provided to take summer school students to and from the accommodation to AUB campus every day.

It is also located close to Bournemouth’s award-winning beaches, with shops and cafes also nearby, which students can explore in their free time.

  • University accommodation in the town centre location and walking distance from Bournemouth’s beaches
  • 24-hour security and live-in accommodation support staff
  • Single en-suite private rooms in cluster flats with shared kitchen and lounge
  • Rooms furnished with single bed, wardrobe, drawers, desk and chair
  • All bed linen supplied
  • WIFI/internet connection
  • Weekly cleaning
  • Social Activity Programme

Host Family/Homestay Accommodation option. (Please note this is the same price)

For those who would prefer to stay in Homestay/with a host family, please email us at summercourses@aub.ac.uk for more information and for contact details of our homestay provider.

Social Activity Programme

There will be evening activities and weekend day trips included within the residential programme at no extra cost that you can choose to take part in, with free time also in your schedule so you can enjoy Bournemouth and explore the local area.

Visit our Guide to Bournemouth page for information about the area you will be staying in, there are lots to do!

You can take a look at the programme of social activities here.

For full details on our residential programme please take a look at our Summer Courses Guide.

NOTE: There is a more comprehensive Residential Programme for Creative Arts Summer School students. This includes the above but with higher supervision, all meals and weekend activities included.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)
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Last updated August 16, 2019
This course is Campus based
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3 weeks
2,295 GBP
£2,295 - Course Fee only. Course fees plus Residential Programme - £3,495 (See website for Residential Programme details)
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